Best Food Stories Of The Week

Everything you might have missed this week

We get it, you're busy. We're swamped, too—busy combing the Internet to keep you in the loop amid this fast-moving world, that is. Head into the weekend with these articles, food-related deep dives and Tasting Table reads stored away as dinner party conversation fodder.

All About Food

 In case you forgot, there is, in fact, a female chef in every state

• Coca-Cola is releasing its first-ever alcoholic beverage.

• After its chicken crisis, KFC is now experiencing a gravy shortage.

• José Andrés gets a standing ovation at the Academy Awards. 

• Aldi is teaming up with an unsuspected partner.

• Glitter beer: the latest craft brew craze.

• This Midwest city has more doughnut shops per capita than anywhere else in the country. 

Around the Web

• Richard Branson is hiring someone to live on his private island.

• IHOP now lets you wear your favorite meal of the day. 

This Week on TT 

• Inside The French Laundry's $10 million expansion.

• Kosher salt isn't the culinary hero you think it is.

• Neither is Salt Bae, after you've met Knife Man.

• The Instant Pot is getting a major upgrade

• Why renting an Airbnb just got even better. 

• Another major city is getting Whole Foods' free delivery service.